Fullerton College is a National Center of Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense
The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated Fullerton College’s Cybersecurity program as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD).
Cyber Security professionals protect informational assets for organizations, governments, and individuals. A critical shortage of cyber security workers exists in the United States. According to Cyberseek.org, California has over 63,000 open cyber security positions with over 20,000 in the Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim area.
The Cyber Security Associate in Science Degree provides the skills for students to become highly skilled cyber security professionals and to train individuals for entry-level positions such as IT support, information security analyst, systems security administrators, and network security administrators.
The Cyber Security Technician Certificate (level one) is designed to prepare students who intend to pursue employment in entry-level cyber-security positions. The program provides the foundational skills to analyze cyber security threats from a variety of perspectives at the enterprise and national levels.
The Cyber Security Analyst Certificate (level two) provides additional technical and managerial skills to analyze cyber security threats from a variety of perspectives at the enterprise and national levels. This certificate option requires completion of the Cyber Security Technician Certificate and advanced courses in ethical hacking, intrusion detection, incident response, and web application security.
The Cyber Security Master Certificate (level three) is designed to prepare students who intend to pursue employment in cyber security positions. The program provides comprehensive knowledge and training in technical and managerial skills to analyze cyber security threats from a variety of perspectives at the enterprise and national levels. This certificate option requires completion of the Cyber Security Analyst Certificate and advanced courses in programming and operating systems.
Visit the Hornet Security Education Center at cybersecurity.fullcoll.edu for more details.
Degree and Certificate Information
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The following are the deadlines for BUS & CIS Division Certificate Applications. If you miss the current term’s deadline, your application will be processed the next term. Please note that all classes must be complete and grades posted before submitting the application:
Fall Completion Deadline January 1
Spring Completion Deadline June 1
Summer Completion Deadline September 1
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